Reflecting on Environmental Alpha

Angelo A. Calvello, PhD Editor in Chief, Journal of Environmental Investing     Three things have become clear to me in the years since the publication of Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change.* My reason for writing the book (and starting the JEI) have proven correct: Institutional investors, specifically asset owners, needed (and still need) help understanding the risks …

Climate Change Finance Data: Looking Under the Hood

Patrick Reed Yale University     Gabe Rissman Yale University     Logan Yonavjak Yale University MBA/MF Candidate, 2016     Contributing Authors Evan Dryland, MBA Associate, JP Morgan Chase     Yonatan Landau, MBA Independent Consultant     Dillon Lanius NYU Stern MBA Candidate, 2016     Sebastian Vanderzeil, MBA  Global Thematic Analyst, Cornerstone Capital       Abstract …

The PRI Climate Change Strategy Project

With scientific concerns about the effects of carbon emissions settled, asset owners are becoming increasingly interested in understanding what role they can play to help achieve a safe environment for future generations. A new discussion paper from the PRI, Reducing Emissions across the Portfolio, finds that there is a strong case for asset owners to play an effective role in …

Environmental Investing: The Most Influential Investors

  Michael J. Ahearn, Founder and Partner, True North Venture Partners; Co-Founder, First Solar, USA According to his official biography, Michael J. Ahearn “founded True North Venture Partners based on a belief that early stage companies in socially disruptive business sectors require a fundamentally unique approach to funding, growth and market expansion.” As an early-stage venture capital company, True North works with …